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ISRO To Share Portable Medical Oxygen Concentrator Technology
ISRO To Share Portable Medical Oxygen Concentrator Technology

VSSC has developed medical oxygen concentrator 'Shwaas', which can deliver an enriched level (over 95 per cent) of oxygen than in air to support patients with respiratory illness or who are on oxygen therapy.

PocketFM Plans Expansion Of Product & Operations
PocketFM Plans Expansion Of Product & Operations

Audio segment will witness exponential growth in the next couple of years and the company is expanding into five new languages -- Bengali, Tamil, Telugu, Malayalam, and Kannada

Free Video Streaming Service: Amazon India Launches miniTV For Android
Free Video Streaming Service: Amazon India Launches miniTV For Android

"miniTV is completely free and it does not require a separate app."

Battlegrounds Mobile India: Pre-Registration For ‘Desi’ PUBG Version From May 18
Battlegrounds Mobile India: Pre-Registration For ‘Desi’ PUBG Version From May 18

"To pre-register for Battlegrounds Mobile India, please visit the Google Play Store and click on the "Pre-Register" button and your rewards will automatically be available to claim on game launch."

Boost Up For Aquaculture Sector: Innovative Mud Crab Hatchery Technology Gets Patent
Boost Up For Aquaculture Sector: Innovative Mud Crab Hatchery Technology Gets Patent

The hatchery technology for mud crab (scientific name - Scylla serrata) has been developed by the Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Aquaculture (RGCA), the research and development arm of the Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA).

Twitter To Add More Labels To Identify Accounts Of Govt Leaders, Institutions; India Excluded
Twitter Likely To Re-Launch Verification Programme: Report

Micro-blogging site Twitter is reportedly looking to re-open public applications for profile verification from next week.

Google, SpaceX Join Hands For Starlink Internet Connectivity
Google, SpaceX Join Hands For Starlink Internet Connectivity

SpaceX will begin to locate Starlink ground stations within Google data centre properties, enabling the secure, low-latency and reliable delivery of data from more than 1,500 Starlink satellites launched to orbit to date to locations at the network edge via Google Cloud.

Instagram
Instagram Lets Users List Their Pronouns On Profiles

Facebook-owned Instagram has announced to let users add up to four pronouns to their profiles, which they can then display publicly or only to their followers.

Facebook
Facebook Will Ask Users To Read An Article Before Sharing

Facebook will soon alert its users with a pop-up notification that asks them to make sure if they have read the article that are about to share and post further.

Troubleshoot ‘Overloading Of Browser Tabs’ Issue With This Amazing Tool
Troubleshoot ‘Overloading Of Browser Tabs’ Issue With This Amazing Tool

If you are reading this, chances are you have several other tabs open in your browser. Are you facing trouble with the overloading of Internet browser tabs?

Google Photos
Google Photos Storage Reduced, To Offer Only 15GB Free Space From June 1

Google Photos, which currently offers unlimited free storage for "high quality" photos for all users, will only offer 15GB of free storage space for new photos and videos starting next month.

Telecom Industry Cautions Against Rumours Of 5G Causing COVID
Telecom Industry Cautions Against Rumours Of 5G Causing COVID

The telecom and the related infrastructure industry have come together to refute rumours that 5G connectivity is causing the second wave of Covid-19. Industry bodies have cautioned the public against falling prey to such misinformation.

Google Chrome Adopts Windows 10 Security Feature
Google Chrome Adopts Windows 10 Security Feature

San Francisco: To protect the memory stack from attackers, Google revealed that its Chrome 90 has adopted a new Windows 10 security feature called “Hardware-enforced Stack Protection”. Hardware-enforced Stack Protection,…

Bill
Bill And Melinda Gates Announce Divorce After 27-Year Marriage

Washington: Bill and Melinda Gates have announced in a joint statement that they were getting divorced after 27 years of marriage. “After a great deal of thought and a lot…

Google Photos For Android Rolling Out New Editing Tools
Google Photos For Android Rolling Out New Editing Tools

San Francisco: Google Photos for Android is now rolling out new “Sharpen” and “Denoise” tools. After tapping “Edit” on a picture, navigating to Adjust and scrolling to the very end…

Targeted Ransomware Attacks Grow 767%, India Among Top Targets
Targeted Ransomware Attacks Grow 767%, India Among Top Targets

New Delhi: The ransomware attacks on high-profile targets such as corporations, government agencies and municipal organisations globally increased by a whopping 767 per cent in one year (from 2019 to…

Facebook's Zuckerberg Is Losing Pounds; Users Say 'You Have Made Our Life Miserable'
Facebook's Zuckerberg Is Losing Pounds; Users Say 'You Have Made Our Life Miserable'

Facebook is one of the most ‘loved’ or ‘hated’ social media platforms. Undeniably, one can find only a few persons who are away from the social media platform in this…

How To Change YouTube Channel Name Without Editing Google Account
How To Change YouTube Channel Name Without Editing Google Account

San Francisco: Google-owned video streaming platform YouTube is now making it easier for users to change their channel’s name without needing to make any sort of alterations to the associated…

Cyberattacks: Healthcare, Retail Sectors Among Most Targeted
Cyberattacks: Healthcare, Retail Sectors Among Most Targeted

San Francisco: Organisations in the business and professional services, retail and hospitality, financial, healthcare and high technology were the top targets of cybercriminals in 2020, said a new report on…

Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?
Where Are Phishing Emails More Likely To Originate From?

New Delhi: Security researchers have found that phishing emails are more likely to originate from certain countries in parts of Eastern Europe, Central America, the Middle East, and Africa. The…

Over 33% ICS Computers Faced Cyberattacks In H2 2020: Report
Over 33% ICS Computers Faced Cyberattacks In H2 2020: Report

New Delhi: Globally, the percentage of attacked ICS (industrial control system) computers in the second half of 2020 was 33.4 per cent, said a new report from cybersecurity firm Kaspersky.…

Paytm Inspires Harvard Team To Create Similar Digital Payment App For Americans
Paytm Inspires Harvard Team To Create Similar Digital Payment App For Americans

New Delhi: The success of Vijay Shekhar Sharma-run digital payments leader Paytm in India has reached the US, and a team from Harvard Business School, led by a US Army…

Google Home's New Settings To Help Customise 'Feed' Tab
Google Home's New Settings To Help Customise 'Feed' Tab

San Francisco: Google Home has rolled out new settings to make it easier for users to customise the Feed tab in the app. Through the new settings, users can customize…

Cybercriminals Using Online Gaming To Target Kids
Cybercriminals Using Online Gaming To Target Kids

New Delhi: The increased use of online gaming has brought with it a slew of challenges and risks that include exposure of children to inappropriate content, cyberbullying, sexual exploitation, addiction, gambling and toxic peers, warned a new report on Thursday. The global gaming industry is expected to grow in the next few years, and the […]

ISRO Launches Sounding Rocket To Study Attitudinal Variations In Neutral Winds, Plasma Dynamics
ISRO Launches Sounding Rocket To Study Attitudinal Variations In Neutral Winds, Plasma Dynamics

Bengaluru: The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has launched a sounding rocket to study attitudinal variations in the neutral winds and plasma dynamics from Sriharikota spaceport. ISRO has developed a series of sounding rockets called Rohini series, important among them being RH-200, RH-300 and RH-560, number in the name indicating the diameter of the rocket […]